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Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană speaks at Transatlantic Conference at the Harvard Kennedy School

Speaking at a virtual panel discussion at the annual Transatlantic Conference organised by the Harvard Kennedy School on Thursday (2 July 2020), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana said that COVID 19 has accelerated transformation in many areas and that Allies are drawing lessons from this crisis together. Noting that NATO has continuously adapted to a changing world, Mr. Geoană said that now NATO is adapting once more in order to meet a range of global threats.
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Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Air Chief Marshal Peach talks with Russian Chief of the General Staff, General Gerasimov

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and General Valeriy Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation and First Deputy Minister of Defence, spoke via telephone today, 2nd July 2020.
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Coronavirus response: Turkey delivers critical aid to Iraq

On 30 June 2020, as part of Allied support in response to COVID-19, Turkey delivered critical medical supplies to the Iraqi people as a sign of solidarity between two neighbouring countries.
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NATO-funded facility ready to receive and support Allied troops in Estonia

A new NATO infrastructure facility has just opened its doors at the Tapa Base in Estonia. The hub is able to receive and facilitate the onward movement of NATO forces, including the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), and will be used for exercises and prepositioning of equipment. The majority of the project, worth 20 million EUR, has been funded through the NATO Security Investment Programme (NSIP).
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First aircraft of NATO’s future multi-role tanker transport fleet lands at Eindhoven airbase

NATO’s future fleet of multi-role aircraft (MMF) is marking an important milestone on Tuesday (30 June 2020), as the first of the eight aircraft in the fleet landed at the main operating base in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The aircraft, an Airbus A-330, arrived from the production facility in Getafe (Spain).
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NATO Secretary General underlines the need for NATO to take a more global approach

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addressed an online event of the German Institute for Global and Area studies (GIGA) on Tuesday (30 June 2020). Speaking about “The Geopolitical Implications of COVID-19”, the Secretary General called for a global approach to address the security challenges we face. He stressed NATO 2030 was recently launched to reflect on where we see our Alliance ten years from now and how it will continue to keep us safe.
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NATO and the UN hold consultations on COVID-19 response

NATO and the United Nations held annual talks virtually on Monday (29 June 2020) with a strong focus on the fight against COVID-19.
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Deputy Secretary General at Brussels Forum: NATO is responding in unity to the pandemic

NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană spoke at the German Marshall Fund’s Brussels Forum on Monday (29 June 2020). Together with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, they discussed security challenges in the COVID-19 context.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General calls for a global approach to tackle global challenges

Today (29 June 2020), NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană participated in the virtual European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR) Annual Council Meeting.
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NATO’s anti-submarine warfare exercise begins off coast of Iceland

NATO exercise ‘Dynamic Mongoose’ kicked off on Monday (29 June 2020) off the coast of Iceland. Naval forces from Canada, France, Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States are participating in the exercise, with Iceland providing logistical support. Dynamic Mongoose will involve five submarines, five ships and five maritime patrol aircraft. The submarines will take turns hunting and being hunted, closely coordinating their efforts with the air and surface participants.

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